OpenZFS 2.2-rc2 Brings Linux 6.5 Compatibility Fixes, Other Bugs Addressed

Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Storage on 22 July 2023 at 06:07 AM EDT. 17 Comments
Last month saw the first release candidate of OpenZFS 2.2 that introduces Linux container support, BLAKE3 checksums, and block cloning capabilities. Out this weekend is a second release candidate as OpenZFS 2.2 nears release.

The OpenZFS 2.2-rc2 milestone is primarily about addressing outstanding bugs with this file-system driver for Linux and FreeBSD systems. Most noticeable to Linux users will be some additional Linux 6.5 compatibility fixes for that in-development kernel version.

OpenZFS 2.2-rc2 also tweaks the pre-fetch parameters, rollback before ZFS root is mounted, a fix for building on the latest FreeBSD 13 code, and a variety of other fixes.

Downloads and more information on the OpenZFS 2.2-rc2 release via GitHub.
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